Fall Prevention to Improve Patient Outcomes, Reduce Costs

With each year, an increasing number of older adults suffer falls. The CDC recorded over one in four adults fall each year, and those are just the ones that reported the injury. Over half do not tell their provider about the fall. The consequences can be not only serious – the CDC noted 3 million… Continue reading Fall Prevention to Improve Patient Outcomes, Reduce Costs

How SDOH Impact Preventative Care

For Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), success hinges on a fundamental principle: keeping patients healthy while minimizing overall healthcare costs. Value-based care models, the cornerstone of ACOs, prioritize preventative care as a key strategy to achieve these goals. It’s estimated that only 8% of Americans undergo routine preventive screenings, highlighting a significant gap in care. However, the effectiveness… Continue reading How SDOH Impact Preventative Care

Innovative Companies Pursue Food as Medicine

With the push towards health equity well underway, risk-bearing organizations look to methods that effectively keep patients healthier for longer. One area of such preventive measures includes leveraging food as medicine. Several innovative companies have programs underfoot to address the benefits of using food to support the health of their patient populations.  Current Food Options… Continue reading Innovative Companies Pursue Food as Medicine

Rosarium Health Partners with Spatially Health

To Increase Accessible Spaces and Address Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) MIAMI, January 18, 2024. Spatially Health, a cloud-based, health equity platform focused on identifying and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity barriers, has partnered with Rosarium Health, a Houston-based integrated service provider network that improves health outcomes and quality performance by… Continue reading Rosarium Health Partners with Spatially Health

Vator News: Spatially Health partners with VBCare Network

Spatially Health partners with VBCare Network to tackle the hidden factors that impact patient well-being. This isn’t just about medical care, it’s about understanding the social and environmental determinants of health (SDOH) like food access, transportation, and mental health. Using Spatially Health’s cutting-edge data platform, VBCare will gain deep insights into the real challenges faced… Continue reading Vator News: Spatially Health partners with VBCare Network

Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease

With the shift in healthcare to consider social determinants of health (SDOH) in improving health outcomes, nutrition plays a key role. Around 34 million Americans face food insecurity. Such statistics have implications for patient health outcomes and for costs to the healthcare system. In particular, nearly half of patients admitted to hospitals are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.… Continue reading Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease

Improving Health Literacy Improves Health Equity

With Health Literacy Month underway, opportunity abounds to evaluate the health literacy of various populations and organizations alike and to implement tactics to improve health literacy for all. Doing so has important implications for driving health equity. Updated Definition of Health Literacy  Health literacy has two key facets: personal and organizational. Historically, personal health literacy covered a person’s ability… Continue reading Improving Health Literacy Improves Health Equity

Spatially Health Names Nicole Bradberry as Board Member to Drive Innovation and Growth in the Healthcare Space

Spatially Health, a cloud-based, health equity platform focused on identifying and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity barriers, is excited to announce the appointment of a prominent healthcare industry leader, Nicole Bradberry, as a new member of the Spatially Health Board of Directors, and will play a pivotal role in shaping the… Continue reading Spatially Health Names Nicole Bradberry as Board Member to Drive Innovation and Growth in the Healthcare Space

Leveraging Social Determinants of Health in Value-Based Care Models

The shift towards value-based healthcare models is a significant step toward a more efficient and patient-centered healthcare system. Despite the challenges of this shift, managing patients effectively within this framework is crucial to ensuring their well-being and the financial sustainability of risk-based organizations. The role of social determinants of health (SDoH) is essential in maintaining… Continue reading Leveraging Social Determinants of Health in Value-Based Care Models

How Caseload Size Impacts Care Managers and Patient Outcomes

Discover how technology assists care managers in identifying social determinants of health, refining interventions, and achieving better patient outcomes amid staffing shortages.